On This Day

January 11, 1987 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardAFC Championship

AFC Championship, Cleveland Stadium: Denver Broncos beat Cleveland Browns 23-20 (OT)

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway
  • Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL NY Giant Stadium (beat Wash 17-0)
  • NFC Championship, Giants Stadium, East Rutherford: New York Giants beat Washington Redskins, 17-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Danuta Kozák, Hungarian sprint canoeist (5-time Olympic gold K-1, K-2, K-4 500m 2012, 16), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Scotty Cranmer, US professional BMX rider, born in Jackson Township, New Jersey